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Home Opener Friday

UNLV holds its only dual meet of the fall schedule on Friday night.

UNLV holds its only dual meet of the fall schedule on Friday night.

Oct. 31, 2013

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -

The UNLV men's and women's swimming and diving teams hold their home opener on homecoming weekend, as the Rebels will host Toronto on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 pm in Buchanan Natatorium.

UNLV swimming and diving weekly release

Rebel Women Highlights
• The Rebels bring back a strong group from last year, highlighted by a senior class that has two All-Americans (Honorable Mention), Rachel Dixon (50 Free) and Katelyne Herrington (100 Fly).
• Herrington is also a returning MW individual champion, as she won the 100 fly title last year in a new league record time. Herrington and Dixon also made up half of the 400 free relay squad that won the MW title.
• Herrington currently holds the top time in the MW in the 100 fly in 54.85, which also ranks 23rd in the nation.

Rebel Men Highlights
• The Rebels are currently 1-1 on the year, following a loss at #23 Arizona and a win at Arizona State.
• Senior Giacomo Gremizzi was named the WAC Swimmer of the Week after four wins over the weekend, including a three-win performance against Arizona State.
• The Rebels hold the top time in the WAC in 12 of 16 events, while Gremizzi is currently seventh in the nation in the 400 IM (3:53.99).


 

 

Next Time Out
The Rebels will be on the road at Utah on Friday, Nov. 8 at 5 pm (PT), and at BYU on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 12 pm (PT).

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